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  • IPL 8: Sunrisers Hyderabad still got a lot of hard work to do, says Tom Moody 1 hour 48 minutes ago

    Buoyed by the win against table-toppers Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody said his team still has quite a distance to go and will need to continue the momentum in its remaining games. "We have got lot of hard work ahead of us. This is just one step towards...
  • IPL 8: Resurgent Delhi look to avenge defeat against Rajasthan 3 hours 6 minutes ago

    A resurgent Delhi Daredevils, who have risen up the league table after an inconsistent show in the early phase, will look to build a winning momentum when they take on Rajasthan Royals on Sunday. Daredevils drubbed Kings XI Punjab by nine wickets by riding on a splendid bowling display by comeback...
  • IPL 2015: Mumbai Indians start favourite against Kings XI Punjab 3 hours 29 minutes ago

    Mohali: Having notched up back-to-back victories with a win over Rajasthan Royals in their last game, Mumbai Indians will start as favourites when they take on Kings XI Punjab on Sunday. Playing at home on Friday, Mumbai beat Rajasthan by eight runs, their third win in eight games, to keep their...
  • La Liga: Ronaldo nets hat-trick as Real Madrid beat Sevilla 3-2 12 hours 3 minutes ago

    Cristiano Ronaldo hit a record-breaking 25th La Liga treble as Real Madrid won a tricky match at Sevilla 3-2 on Saturday. Barca moved a step closer to their fifth La Liga title in seven years but Real trail them by only two points with three games left in the season. Champions Atletico...
  • West Brom inflict Manchester United's 3rd straight loss in Premier League 12 hours 39 minutes ago

    Jonas Olsson gave West Bromwich Albion a 1-0 victory at Manchester United on Saturday that should ensure the team stays in the English Premier League. But a third successive loss for United has seen their grip on fourth place loosened, with Liverpool only four points behind in the race for Champions...
  • IPL 8: Warner-inspired Sunrisers Hyderabad down Chennai Super Kings by 22 runs 14 hours 10 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Inspired by Skipper David Warner's whirlwind fifty, Sunrisers Hyderabad outplayed Chennai Super Kings by 22 runs to notch up a much-needed win and hand the table-toppers their second consecutive defeat in the IPL 8. Put into bat, Warner (28-ball 61) and Shikhar Dhawan (37) stitched an 86-run opening stand to...
  • Steven Gerrard heads Liverpool to 2-1 win vs QPR in Premier League 15 hours 25 minutes ago

    Liverpool: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard made amends for missing a penalty by clinching a 2-1 victory over Queens Park Rangers on Saturday that damages the London club's bid for Premier League survival. The midfielder, who will join the Los Angeles Galaxy at the end of the season, headed in Philippe Coutinho's...
  • EPL: Defeats leaves Burnley and QPR on the brink of relegation 15 hours 53 minutes ago

    London: Burnley and Queens Park Rangers' Premier League survival hopes were left hanging by a thread after defeats and unfavourable results elsewhere on Saturday left them rooted to the foot of the table. Mark Noble's first half penalty was enough to condemn Burnley, who had Michael Duff sent off in the...
  • IPL 8: Mandeep Singh blinder gives RCB a 7-wicket win against KKR 17 hours 4 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: Talented Punjab batsman Mandeep Singh kept his cool under pressure as his breathtaking 18-ball-45 enabled Royal Challengers Bangalore pip Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets in a nerve-wracking Indian Premier League encounter on Saturday. In a rain-hit tie reduced to 10-overs-per side, KKR scored 111 for 4 courtesy Andre Russell's...
  • EPL: Resurgent Leicester beat sorry Newcastle to pull clear of drop zone 18 hours 31 minutes ago

    London: Resurgent Leicester City pulled four points clear of the Premier League relegation zone thanks to Leonardo Ulloa's brace in a 3-0 victory against free-falling Newcastle United at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. Ulloa headed home inside the first minute and, after Wes Morgan doubled the lead in the 17th...
  • I-League: Mohun Bagan settle for draw against Mumbai FC, maintain top position 19 hours 1 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan were held to a 1-1 draw by minnows Mumbai FC in an I-League football tournament encounter, on Saturday. While Reisangmi Vashum put the home team in the lead after the change of ends in the 49th minute, Dhanachandra Singh's 76th minute strike restored parity as the...
  • Bournemouth promoted to Premier League as 2nd-tier champions 19 hours 23 minutes ago

    London: Bournemouth were promoted to the Premier League for the first time as second-tier champions after Watford threw away the title in the final seconds of the season on Saturday. Already guaranteed promotion, Watford led the League Championship heading into Saturday's finale and was beating Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 until stoppage time...
  • Memories more important than medals for Jose Mourinho 21 hours 28 minutes ago

    London: Jose Mourinho said it is memories rather than medals that motivate him as his Chelsea side sit on the brink of a first Premier League title for five years. Victory against Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on Sunday will secure Mourinho a third title at Chelsea after triumphs in 2005...
  • India start Hockey World League preparation with Japan series 22 hours 42 minutes ago

    Bhubaneswar: With the FIH Hockey World League semi-final (Men) 2015 around the corner, India's preparation for the tournament will start with the first Test of the four-match series against Japan at the Kalinga Stadium on Sunday. India would be looking to keep up their momentum after having finished third at the...
  • Didier Drogba can't wait for 'crazy' Chelsea Sunday 22 hours 45 minutes ago

    Veteran striker Didier Drogba is expecting a "crazy" Stamford Bridge atmosphere when Chelsea attempt to clinch the Premier League title for the first time in five years with a win at home to Crystal Palace on Sunday. The 37-year-old former Ivory Coast international is dreaming of an avalanche of goals against...
  • Former Brazil player Adriano linked with ISL 23 hours 24 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former Brazil and Inter Milan striker Adriano could be the latest high-profile footballer to join Indian Super League (ISL) as FC Goa coach Zico has invited him to join his side in the coming season. Zico said on his Facebook page that he has offered 33-year-old Adriano, who is...
  • As it happened: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 8, Match 33 23 hours 36 minutes ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: Pumped up after a thrilling win over the smooth-sailing Chennai Super Kings, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will take on the resurgent Royal Challengers Bangalore here on Saturday. With Thursday night's win, KKR moved up a rung to the...
  • Chelsea on the brink of clinching Premier League title Yesterday

    Manchester: By mixing attacking verve with defensive resilience, Chelsea have been a class apart in the Premier League and can win the title Sunday with three games to spare. A victory over Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge will seal the title for Chelsea, who have lost only two games and is...
  • IPL 2015: Big earners not justifying their worth in crores Yesterday

    It has been exciting three weeks in the eighth season of the Indian Premier League and things are getting tight as the tournament heads towards the death overs of the league phase. With jam-packed stadiums, close finishes and a controversy here and there, the ongoing edition is turning out to...
  • IPL 8: McClenaghan, Rayudu star as Mumbai Indians beat Rajasthan Royals by 8 runs Yesterday

    Mumbai: Mitchell McClenaghan grabbed two crucial wickets in as many balls as Mumbai Indians pulled off an exciting eight-run victory over Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League match on Friday. Chasing a stiff target of 188 set by Mumbai Indians, wicketkeeper Sanju Samson cracked a brilliant 76 in 46 balls...
  • EPL: Crystal Palace determined to make Chelsea wait Yesterday

    London: Crystal Palace are determined to bounce back from a disappointing performance last weekend to delay Chelsea's Premier League title celebrations, manager Alan Pardew said on Friday. Palace lost 2-0 at home to struggling Hull City last time out and a third defeat in a row at Chelsea on Sunday would...
  • Wayne Rooney fit for Manchester United, Van Gaal ponders three-year plan Yesterday

    London: Wayne Rooney is fit to lead the Manchester United attack in the weekend's Premier League game at home to West Bromwich Albion, coach Louis van Gaal said on Friday. The England captain limped off near the end of Sunday's 3-0 loss at Everton with a knee injury but will be...
  • Shaky Manchester City must improve defensively, says Manuel Pellegrini Yesterday

    London: Scoring goals is not a problem but Manchester City must tighten up defensively if they are going to challenge for the Premier League title next season, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday. City scored 102 goals and conceded 37 on their way to the title last seoasn but with four...
  • Late decision on Robert Lewandowski playing in Barcelona: Pep Guardiola Yesterday

    Munich: Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola says he will not know until shortly before the match whether striker Robert Lewandowski will play on Wednesday in Barcelona in the Champions League semi-finals. Guardiola says "we will see his condition on Monday, Tuesday," adding that "the doctor is the chief." Lewandowski suffered a concussion...
  • IPL 8: DD ride on Iyer, Agarwal fifties to decimate KXIP by 9 wickets Yesterday

    New Delhi: Zaheer Khan made an impressive comeback from a year-long hiatus complementing Nathan Coulter-Nile brilliantly as Delhi Daredevils spanked Kings XI Punjab by 9 wickets in an Indian Premier League cricket tournament match, on Friday. Chasing a paltry target of 119, Daredevils romped home with 6.1 overs to spare as...
  • Brendan Rodgers ready to revamp Liverpool after difficult season Yesterday

    London: Shopping for new players, solving Daniel Sturridge's injury problems and getting Liverpool back in the Champions League, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is expecting a busy close season. His team finished Premier League runners up last season but despite investing heavily after Luis Suarez's departure to Barcelona, they have struggled to...
  • IPL 8: Every IPL game is like my first, says Pravin Tambe Yesterday

    Indian Premier League is one such platform where if you perform, you get noticed, says Rajasthan Royals spinner Pravin Tambe. ...